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To visit, please book free admission tickets or request an education visit
Please note, face coverings are now mandatory when indoors at the museum, unless you are exempt.

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Road Train

Please note: the Road Train is not currently running.

Make the most of your day in York by taking our quick, convenient road train between the museum and the Minster.

Arrive at the museum in style and return to the centre of York with ease after your fun-filled day.

Buy your tickets from the train guard using contactless payment where possible.

Please wear a face covering while on board the Road Train.


  • Leaves the museum every 30 minutes, 11.00–15.30
  • Leaves Duncombe Place every 30 minutes, 11.15–15.45


While we make every effort to keep our road train running, the service is subject to availability and maintenance work. Road Train is subject to a vehicle special order and we are unable to change our existing route between the National Railway Museum and Duncombe Place, next to York Minster.

    Part of the Science Museum Group